Like any world-class institution, the Georgia Institute of Technology boasts a distinguished position when it comes to ensuring the health and wellness of students and faculty. Highly qualified and accomplished professionals in the field of medicine, surgery, fitness, and therapy have been made a part of health and wellness services which aim to transform the environment into a more harmonious place which guarantees to learn in a healthier lifestyle. Without any further ado, let’s take a look at the health and wellness centers and services at the Georgia Tech:
1. Campus Recreation Complex (CRC):
The Campus Recreation Complex is one of the oldest health and wellness service centers at the Georgia Institute of Technology. At the CRC, students and faculty, both can get themselves involved in several programs limited to the fitness activities, top-notch aquatic facilities and outdoor sports.
The best part is, you are not left out in the field all on your own, rather you are trained first so that you can impart your knowledge to the upcoming batches. You can avail the facilities of CRC during the following time-slots:
- Monday – Friday: 05:30 am – 12 am
- Saturday: 09:00 am – 10:00 pm
- Sunday: 12:00 pm – 12:00 am
2. Health Initiatives (HI):
Health Initiatives is another platform which has contributed a lot in spreading awareness and teaching the students the most appropriate response if an emergency arises. HI, as another health and wellness service center is offering the most innovative educational programs, training modules, sessions and workshops related to personal hygiene management, nutrition counseling, sexual violation prevention, emergency response, dating and relationships, goal-setting, mindfulness and so much more.
The aim of HI is to keep the young minds well-educated about how to behave in a more responsible manner.
3. Stamps Health Services (SHS):
Providing health and wellness services to the Georgia Tech community as an ambulatory care center, the SHS is an accredited healthcare facility. It aims to provide world-class healthcare to the students and their spouses or partners and the services include primary care, allergy cure, travel anxiety, feminine issues, immunization, and radiology.
A couple of useful tips from a lengthy list are that they should check in 15 minutes before the check-up time and their routinely academic schedule must not be disturbed while they are being treated. Students can get appointments either by calling the health center directly or by submitting an application at the patient’s portal i.e. myappointment.health.gatech.edu.
The regular consultation hours at Stamps are as follows:
- Monday – Wednesday: 08:00 am – 05:00 pm
- Thursday: 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
- Friday: 08:00 am – 05:00 pm
4. Healthy Space & Employee Assistance Program (EAP):
Socialization itself is one of the most effective therapy. In order to facilitate the process of socializing among like-minded individuals, the Georgia Tech has opened up a place to mingle, known as the Healthy Space. The students, as well as faculty, are allowed to enjoy the benefits of this space alike.
5. Women Health Clinic (WHC):
Around half of the percentage of faculty and students at Georgia Tech, comprises women. In order to provide quick health and wellness facilities for females, the Women Health Clinic is playing a vital role. The WHC is providing a full range of services including an annual gynecologic report, contraception consultations, check up and tests for sexually transmitted diseases, Pap tests and so much more in a confidential environment. Rest assured that the WHC works 24/7 and you can get an appointment by dialing: (404) 894-1434.
Georgia Tech has ensured the provision of effective medical care to the employees and their families by collaborating with ESPYR and it aims to provide counseling in every way possible.